APR
2017

MAR
2017
DEC
2016
NOV
2016

The UK-based Iridium® satellite tracking and communication specialist Rock Seven has appointed MVS Telecom as its Russian distributor. The appointment is a result of Iridium receiving a licence to operate its satellite services for Russian users following completion of a new Iridium ground station in the country. MVS Telecom will launch Rock Seven’s RockSTAR and RockFLEET products through its nationwide dealer network, providing access to new users on land, air and at sea.

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OCT
2016

We would like to offer our congratulations to NESLAB who have won the best photo competition in GSBC 2016. They are a college student working group that designs, builds, and launches high altitude balloon platforms to develop near space activities such as earth and space observation within the framework of the UPC Space Program. They use our RockBLOCK product to provide telemetry from their balloons in order to check their health, and locate the units when they come back to Earth.

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SEP
2016

Iceberg Monitoring

  • Sep 13, 2016

The Laboratory for Cryospheric Research is dedicated to the monitoring and understanding of the frozen earth including glaciers, ice caps, ice shelves, snow and sea ice. The facility was opened in September 2007 with funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ontario Research Fund and University of Ottawa. Laboratory members are undertaking research across northern Canada, including monitoring glacier changes in Kluane National Park, examining ice shelf and sea ice interactions along northern Ellesmere Island, and measuring glacier and ice cap dynamics across the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The Laboratory for Cryospheric Research is based in the Department of Geography at the University of Ottawa, and directed by Dr. Luke Copland.

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MAY
2016

For the last 15 years, we have been using Iridium's original constellation of satellites to give us truly global data coverage for our customers. Over time, technology changes and improves, and we are pleased to see that Iridium are moving forward in their plans to replace the entire 66-satellite constellation over the next 2-3 years - providing a solid and stable platform for Rock Seven's products and services over the decades to come!

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MAR
2016

We are pleased to announce that Sparkfun are now an official distributor of the RockBLOCK unit in the USA. The RockBLOCK allows you to send and receive short messages from anywhere on Earth with a clear view of the sky. It works far beyond the reach of WiFi and GSM networks. Perfect for the electronics hobbiest or maker who wants to transmit weather information from mid-ocean, or use it to control your robot in the middle of the desert?

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OCT
2015

Rock Seven, in collaboration with ABP Southampton, Gill and Hydrosphere has launched a new Solent weather website to support safety and voyage planning for all Solent users, both professional and recreational: http://www.rock7.com/wind

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‘Big Data’ has become part of the maritime lexicon in recent years. It’s hailed as the answer to achieving operational efficiencies, and is part of the reason that the demand for bandwidth at sea continues to grow. Consider 'small data' as well though - Machine to Machine communication, also known as M2M – delivering automated reports and statistics for instance – which can be leveraged to understand vessel performance better.

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MAR
2015
FEB
2015

ActivitySense allows RockSTAR and RockFLEET devices to transmit at different rates, based on their motion. This article takes a look at how it works, and the benefits to your business.

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DEC
2014
NOV
2014
OCT
2014

Rock Seven Partners with FlightAware to Offer Enhanced Global Flight-Tracking Service. Business aviation operators using RockSTAR and RockFLEET units can now benefit from industry-leader FlightAware’s web-based global aircraft tracking features.

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